English Language Arts Grade 5
Speaking and Listening Standard 6
5 class periods of 30 minutes each
Fluency is developed as students read, reread and memorize poems. Students will present poems to the class.
Poetry books that can be read and shared by students.
Determine requirements that students will need to meet. (e.g. How often will you meet? How long will the poems be?)
Students need to have extensive listening and reading experience with a variety of poetry and songs.
This activity could be extended to presentations for a parent day at school.
You may choose to create a use a rubric to assess student presentation.